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Utah Museum of Fine Arts: The World Awaits You

Published: 05/14/2009

- A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction -

Salt Lake City (May 2009)-The Utah Museum of Fine Arts (UMFA), located on the University of Utah campus, welcomes some of the world's finest collections and engages visitors in discovering meaningful connections with the artistic expressions of the world's cultures. It is also one of more than a dozen attractions included on the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass.

Regardless of ones' prior knowledge of fine art, there is much to enjoy and learn about from some the world's greatest art. The museum serves as a teaching, learning and research resource for the University of Utah, the greater educational community and the general public.

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts' permanent collection is composed of over 17,000 works of art from the following cultures: African, Oceanic and the New World, Asian, the Ancient and Classical World, European and American. This visually appealing attraction contains some of the world's most famous artists, from Van Gogh to Picasso to Monet. UMFA exudes excellence from their one of a kind facility and ideal atmosphere.   

UMFA is open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Wednesday 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., closed Mondays and Holidays. For additional information on the Utah Museum of Fine Arts and its collections, visit

The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a convention and travel destination. Salt Lake is a unique fusion of metropolitan city and quaint mountain town; the towering Wasatch Mountains that embrace Salt Lake offer a dramatic backdrop to the vibrancy and activities of downtown. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is a convenient, affordable pass giving visitors access to more than a dozen of Salt Lake's top attractions. For more information on all that Salt Lake has to offer, including the Connect Pass, visit

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